How to change the password for your IAM user

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Hi Team,

I have created one IAM user. I want to change the password of that user from CLI. How can I do that?

Nov 3, 2020 in AWS by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can change the password of the IAM user who is calling this operation. The AWS account root user password is not affected by this operation. 

$ aws iam change-password --generate-cli-skeleton > change-password.json
answered Nov 3, 2020 by MD
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